Arts & Culture

'Hitman's Bodyguard' a fun, action-packed escape

There's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder; Jackson the unflappable badass whose favorite word is mother(expletive). And like many movie heroes past, they're tasked with taking down a brutal dictator.

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Leadership can be learned

In a world full of people, personalities can be as different as night and day. Even so, most people can be categorized under two major headings: leaders and followers. Dwight Eisenhower once said, "Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." John Quincy Adams said, "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

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Earth Angel

Residential and commercial trash collection are the responsibilities of the Solid Waste Department. The department also handles the disposal of appliances and other bulky items for residential customers through a program known as Clean, Attractive Property Service. It lends support to organized neighborhood cleanup efforts and is the site of a regional recycling center. For information about our services, call the Solid Waste Department, 321-6911.

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